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Saved Before the Storm

Visit the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum to view the original 1857 Great Point lens, dismantled by the Coast Guard in 1971, and original 1818 roof cap.

One of Three

In 1995 the then Nantucket Lifesaving Museum acquires an original lifesaving boat from the Henry Ford Museum.

Man of Honor

The lifesaving legacy of Robert "Bob" Caldwell fifty years after the incorporation of today's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.